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Anna is head of the Jodrell Bank Interferometry Centre of Excellence at the University of Manchester. She holds a European Research Council Fellowship, which funds her group's work investigating the origin and evolution of large-scale cosmic magnetic fields.
In addition, she holds a number of other grants which support technical radio astronomy research and development as part of the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project. Anna leads the SKA Imaging Pipeline development for this high profile Big Data project as well as playing an active role in defining its scientific direction. In 2014, Anna was honoured by the World Economic Forum as one of thirty scientists under the age of 40 selected for their contributions to advancing the frontiers of science, engineering or technology in areas of high societal impact.